Mathematics Placement Test Preparation Resources
What is the Math Compass test?
If students do not have current ACT/SAT scores, students will take a COMPASS test. Find out more about the Math COMPASS test here.
What is the Math Placement Test?
Students with scores below the minimum math score in either the ACT/SAT or COMPASS must take the Math Placement Test to determine their initial math course placement.
Preparing for the Math Placement Test
Below are activities, tutorials, and a practice test to help you prepare for the Math Placement Test. Use the Activities section to review important math topics and skills. The Practice Placement Test is for you to take and score to estimate how you will perform on testing day.
Integers and Order of Operations
Online Tutorial: Order of Operations
Practice Problems: Order of Operations Practice 1
Practice Problems: Order of Operations Practice 2
Fractions, Decimals, Percents, and Proportions
Online Tutorial: Fractions
Online Tutorial: Decimals
Online Tutorial: Percents
Online Tutorial: Proportions
Practice Problems: Fractions, Decimals, Percents
Practice Problems: Proportions
Online Tutorial: Linear Equations
Practice Problems: Solving Linear Equations Practice
Online Tutorial: Linear Inequalities
Practice Problems: Solving/Graphing Linear Inequalities
Online Tutorials: Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities
Practice Problems: Graphing
System of Equations
Online Tutorial: System of Equations
Practice Problems: Solving System of Equations Practice
Practice Placement Tests
The Practice Test below is broken into two sections. On testing day, the test will be given in one part covering topics from courses 1-5.
Practice Test Part One: Courses 1-3 (Answer Key Included)
Practice Test Part Two: Courses 4-5 (Answer Key Included)
Strategies for Success
Before you take the COMPASS Test, review the Tips for Taking COMPASS Tests. If you are taking the COMPASS or Placement Test, watching this Test Anxiety Video will help you prepare for the stress and anxiety you may experience while testing.